Chadwicks of Boston: Selling Clothing to a Spamtrap

Mail-order women’s clothing retailer Chadwicks of Boston is sending bulk email advertisements to a spamtrap email address that was closed in 2004. The ESP is Yesmail, a subsidiary of Infogroup.

Sending IP:

Spam Sample:

Actual Headers:

Received: from ( [])
        by <xxx> (Postfix) with ESMTP id <xxx>
        for <xxx>; Sat, 25 Feb 2012 07:xx:xx -0600 (CST)
DomainKey-Signature: <xxx>
DKIM-Signature: <xxx>
Date: Sat, 25 Feb 2012 05:xx:xx PST
From: Chadwicks <>
Subject: Don't forget to take $10 off today!
To: <xxx>
X-Header-Versions: <xxx>
X-Header-CompanyDBUserName: <xxx>
List-Unsubscribe: <mailto:<xxx>>
Message-ID: <Chadwicks.<xxx>>
X-Vitals: <xxx>
Reply-To: Chadwicks.<xxx>
X-Header-MasterId: <xxx>
MIME-Version: 1.0
Content-Type: multipart/alternative;

Readable Email:

From: Chadwicks <>
To: <spamtrap>
Subject: Don’t forget to take $10 off today!


Ends Sunday!
Take $10 Off Your Order of $75 or More
Use Promo Code: <xxx> Expires: 2/26/12<xxx>

3-Piece Career Wardrober 109.99<xxx>



Chadwicks of Boston
500 Bic Drive, Building 4
Milford, CT 06461

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